In Excel 2010 a feature was introduced to easily rank the fields of your PivotTables.
Yes, you can sort the fields of a PivotTable to view items in order from largest to smallest, or smallest to largest depending on what you are trying to achieve. But you may wish to keep your list of products, customers, salespersons or whatever the field is your are ranking in alphabetical order.
Take the table below for instance. This PivotTable displays the number of sales and conversion rate for the members of a sales team.
We would like to add a rank field to the PivotTable for both fields.
The report filter is fantastic for analysing Excel PivotTable data. It allows you to filter the PivotTable using any field from your data source.
An awesome feature called Show Report Filter Pages will display each report filter result on a different sheet of your workbook. This works great when there are only a few filter criteria.
This feature always goes down well in training sessions. It allows you to quickly and easily create multiple reports on different sheets of a workbook, based on the criteria you want to use. Continue reading →